[Python-Dev] PEP 215 redux: toward a simplified consensus?

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Mon, 25 Feb 2002 16:55:48 -0500

>>>>> "PP" == Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net> writes:

    PP> Okay, so my proposal for $ doesn't do everything that %
    PP> does. It was never spec'd to do everything "%" does. For
    PP> instance it doesn't do float formatting tricks.

Does anybody ever even use something other than `s' for %() strings?

>>> '%(float)f' % {'float': 3.9}

I never have.